If you’ve been reading my blog, then you probably have seen my post from January (below) about why people care, or should care, about long-range transportation planning in general and Communities in Motion in particular.
We have been asking people for their reasons for caring and I have committed to sharing those reasons with you each quarter in my blog. This is my second installment.
Why people care about Communities in Motion 2040, as submitted by you:
- It’s important to get people to think about what kind of community they want theirs to be.
- People care about transit.
- Participating in developing the plan is more interesting than watching reality TV.
- Things are constantly changing and the valley is constantly growing. We need to plan to get ahead or at least keep up.
- It affects our children’s future.
- It’s important to plan ahead, just in the case the world really doesn’t end on December 22, 2012.
While a few of these are somewhat “tongue in cheek,” the underlying message is still clear – people care about their communities and recognize the importance of being involved in defining what the future of those communities could, or should, look like.
To share why you think Communities in Motion 2040 is important ― why you care ― email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll post your ideas here. Thanks for caring and sharing!